Some federal workers sue over government shutdown

Some federal workers sue over government shutdown

Some federal employees are suing Uncle Sam, saying the government shutdown in October violated labor laws and created unnecessary hardships from “reckless disregard.” The lawsuit, filed in Washington by five federal workers required to work without pay, claims the actions violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. The five employee work for the federal Bureau of […]

Bribe-taking Congressman at end of long prison term

Bribe-taking Congressman at end of long prison term

  Randy “Duke” Cunningham, whose feats as a Navy flying ace during the Vietnam War catapulted him to a U.S House career that ended in disgrace when he was convicted of accepting $2.4 million in bribes from defense contractors, is completing one of the longest prison sentence ever given to a member of Congress. Cunningham, […]